With some of the most amazing coastal stretches and rugged landscapes in Europe, and possibly the world, explore Ireland by driving along some of its most famous coastal routes. The Wild Atlantic Way is the undoubted jewel in the crown, but routes like the Causeway Coast, Mourne Coastal Route, Ring of Kerry and Celtic Coast all have amazing coastal views just waiting to be explored.
List of Locations
Legend has it that there are 365 islands waiting to be explored at Clew Bay, giving visitors something for every day of the year.
Set foot on Ireland's largest island and drive the 40km Atlantic Drive, taking in some of the finest scenery in Ireland as you go.
With over 6,000 years of history, Céide Fields is the most extensive Stone Age monument in the world.
At over 600m above sea level, set foot on one of Europe's highest marine cliffs and marvel at the amazing panoramic views of Slieve League.
Visit Ireland's largest fishing port at the stunning Killybegs Harbour
Battle of The Boyne Site
Visit the site of one of Ireland's most significant wars and learn about the story of The Battle of The Boyne.
From the unspoiled beauty of Carlingford Lough to the vibrant streets and nightlife, Carlingford is a town just waiting to be explored.
Experience the worlds oldest intact lighthouse at Hook Peninsula.
The Giants Causeway
One of Northern Ireland's most popular tourist attractions The Giant's Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption.
Located on the tip of the Antrim coastline is Dunluce Castle.
Slieve League Cliffs
At almost 2000ft above the Atlantic Ocean, prepare to be amazed at the jaw-dropping cliffs of Slieve League.
Enjoy peace and tranquility as you explore the popular Tory Island.
Marvel at one of Ireland's top surfing destinations
One of the finest Norman Castles in Northern Ireland.
Walk the Bogie line to the quarry like the men of Mourne and Newcastle did many times before.
With views over Newry and Mourne the climb to the top of Slieve Martin to the Cloughmore Stone is well worth it.
Newcastle County Down
Visit the seaside town where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea.
Let the children play in the Pickie Fun Park while you watch the boats come into the Marina.
The undulating maritime landscape of North Down has been watched over for more than a century by the Londonderry Monument, commonly known as Scrabo Tower.
Famous for its ties with St Patrick, Downpatrick Head has to be seen to be belived.
Ballyliffin Golf Club
One of the leading Donegal Golf Courses and a leading destination for links golf in Ireland.
Fanad Head Lighthouse
Discover over 200 years of Irish history at Fanad Head Lighthouse.
Cycle through Ireland and you will be rewarded with incredible views of vast and varied landscapes.